License

Design - Hardware

The ErgoDox is an open design based on the original design of the Key64@ by Nestor A. Diaz. The design and hardware files are released under the GNU General Public License v3.

ErgoDox is Copyright © 2012 Dominic Beauchamp & Contributors
Key64@ is Copyright © 2011-today Nestor A. Diaz, the Key64 researchers (see the project's People page), and other contributors.

This design is free; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or any later version.

The ErgoDox is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

The copyright covers the keyboard device, the neologism "ErgoDox" in upper, lower, or any mix of cases in any typeface. The "ErgoDox" are also covered by the GPL. Anyone can use them freely in any way they choose, but they may not be registered as trademarks or restricted in any other way.

You can read a copy of the GNU General Public License at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA , or see http://www.gnu.org.


Firmware

The ErgoDox Firmware is provided by Ben Blazak and published under the MIT License(MIT)

Copyright © 2012 Ben Blazak , except when otherwise noted.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.